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  • Uganda strengthens security with Automated Biometric Identification System

    February 11, 2019 • East Africa, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Uganda strengthens security with Automated Biometric Identification System

    Digital security company, Gemalto is supplying its Cogent Automated Biometric Identification System (CABIS) and LiveScan technology to the Ugandan Police. These biometric solutions enable the police force to better solve crimes through the electronic...

  • Apple and Google’s feud continues

    February 9, 2019 • Online & SocialComments Off on Apple and Google’s feud continues

    Earlier this week, Apple disabled Facebook and Google’s internal applications after privacy violations were revealed, leaving Google and Facebook employees at a standstill for key operations. However, on Thursday, February 7, Apple widened its privacy feud...

  • Facebook creates jobs with content review centre in Kenya

    February 7, 2019 • Careers, East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook creates jobs with content review centre in Kenya

    Social network platform, Facebook, has announced plans to open a content review centre in Nairobi, Kenya. The company will work together with Samasource one of the largest digital employers in East Africa in creating employment as well. Facebook’s...

  • Survey reveals Kenya’s customer experience state in 2018

    February 2, 2019 • East Africa, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Survey reveals Kenya’s customer experience state in 2018

    Kenya’s second largest telco Airtel, Equity bank and pay TV service provider DSTV have emerged to be among major brands offering their customers remarkable services and satisfaction. In a recent integrated customer experience company mSurvey has...

  • Blockchain can enhance F&B industry’s traceability

    Blockchain can enhance F&B industry’s traceability

    January 27, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Blockchain can enhance F&B industry’s traceability

    Advances in blockchain technology could enable the food and beverage industry (F&B) to enhance traceability. In the US alone, food recalls and foodborne illnesses cost $77 billion per annum, including discarded products, loss of revenue, damage to...

  • Why understanding cyber risk is important

    January 27, 2019 • Features, SecurityComments Off on Why understanding cyber risk is important

    The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2019 ranks data fraud/theft and cyber attack as two of the top five global risks in terms of likelihood. The big question now is how will organizations respond? Reading the World Economic Forum’s...

  • How to Recover Deleted Photos on your PC with Disk Drill

    Nigeria’s software developer trainer secures $100 million funding

    January 25, 2019 • West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria’s software developer trainer secures $100 million funding

    Andela, a Nigerian software developer trainer has announced the completion of a $100M Series D funding led by Generation Investment Management This brings Andela’s total venture funding to $180 million. With the Series D funding, Andela will accelerate the...

  • Dark data is creating major security blind spot for most companies

    Government CIOs to invest in cybersecurity and data analytics in 2019

    January 24, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Government CIOs to invest in cybersecurity and data analytics in 2019

    Cloud solutions, cybersecurity and analytics are the top technologies targeted for new and additional spending by public sector CIOs in 2018, while data center infrastructure is the most commonly targeted for cost savings, according to a survey from...

  • Ignoring endpoint data puts your business at risk

    Ignoring endpoint data puts your business at risk

    January 22, 2019 • Enterprise IT, FeaturesComments Off on Ignoring endpoint data puts your business at risk

    Most organisations today have a reasonable idea of how to protect data in their data centre. However, a business can often forget – or ignore – the data that resides outside of its data centre, on endpoint devices such as laptops and smartphones....

  • Most businesses struggle with implementing adequate data protection-Study

    Preparing for the inevitable – what 2018 taught businesses about data protection

    January 22, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Preparing for the inevitable – what 2018 taught businesses about data protection

    Around this time last year, commentators across the industry predicted that 2018 was going to be the ‘year of data protection’, and it was. Even halfway through the year, we had seen a number of high profile data breaches and the public’s...

  • Oracle joins DRF2019 as Gold sponsor

    January 21, 2019 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Oracle joins DRF2019 as Gold sponsor

    Internationally acclaimed Cloud solutions provider, Oracle, has been announced as Gold sponsor of Digital Retail Forum 2019, set to take place on 30 January at the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa. Under the theme “Harnessing Digital...

  • Tapping into an open source eco-system critical in 2019

    January 21, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Tapping into an open source eco-system critical in 2019

    There are some big things set for 2019. Customer expectations continue to evolve, new technologies are developed to push the envelope and all of that leads to continuous transformation of our business, our people, our processes and of course, the technology...

  • Connect the data and the dots to deliver exceptional experiences for customers

    January 18, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Connect the data and the dots to deliver exceptional experiences for customers

    It takes months to find a customer and only seconds to lose one, or so the saying goes. These days, however, it might be more like milliseconds. Thanks to on-demand information and services available anytime, anywhere, customers are more empowered than ever...

  • Telco systems upgrades carrier ethernet network for Kenet Kenya

    January 17, 2019 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telco systems upgrades carrier ethernet network for Kenet Kenya

    Telco Systems, a provider of innovative SDN/NFV, CE 2.0, MPLS and IP solutions has completed an upgrade of the carrier Ethernet network of Kenya Education Network (KENET), the National Research and Education Network (NREN) of Kenya, from 10GE to 100GE. As the...

  • The customer’s journey to the cloud

    January 14, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on The customer’s journey to the cloud

    Migrating to the cloud is no longer the complex process it once was. Thanks to the evolution of technology, moving from an on-premise environment can be done much more efficiently than before. Even attitudes towards this strategic shift have changed. Going...

  • Cyber incidents, major risks for financial services -study

    Are we prepared to face 2019’s cyber security challenges?

    January 10, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Are we prepared to face 2019’s cyber security challenges?

    “Technology is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other,” wrote novelist and scientist C. P. Snow in the New York Times in 1971. It still rings true today. Every new tool or technology we...